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Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
Woman seeks to turn her life around as first resident of local home
By Kathy Thompson
Editors note: The name of the House of Hope resident is fictitious to protect her privacy.
CELINA - Kay has been a heroin addict since she was 17 and her 10-month-old daughter was born with the drug in her system.
The Celina woman will spend Christmas at the new House of Hope on Mud Pike - the first candidate to seek the help needed to break free from drug addiction. [More]
Celina snaps two-game losing streak with win over St. Henry
By Colin Foster
CELINA - Celina players told coach Toma Hainline after their game against St. Henry that their shooting in warmups has been a little off.
It didn't show.
The Bulldogs connected on nine of their first 10 field goal attempts of the game to build a double-digit lead in the first quarter and rolled to a 54-37 victory over the Redskins on Monday night at the Fieldhouse. [More]
Obituaries on December 23rd, 2014
Marjorie Schmehl Stienecker, 86, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, St. Marys, died in the early morning of Dec. 21, 2014. [More]
James "Jim" A. Borchers, 93, Versailles, formerly of Newport, passed away of na [More]
Gertrude L. Dicke, 84, St. Marys, died 3:25 a.m. Dec. 20, 2014, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Ellwood L. Faust, 97, Celina, passed away peacefully at 4:55 p.m. Dec. 19, 2014, at his residence at the Miller House. [More]
Brian Storer, 37, Columbus Grove, died Dec. 19, 2014, at his residence.
Rites [More]
Lucille Kleinhenz Heric, 87, Maria Stein, died at 4:45 a.m. Dec. 22, 2014, at her home. [More]
Betty Ann Kable Petrie, 86, Celina, died on Dec. 23, 2014, at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on December 23rd, 2014
Subscriber only stories on December 23rd, 2014
Five hopefuls interviewed for Minster council seat
St. Henry takes step to approve 2015 budget
Mercer County posts lowest unemployment three years straight
Thomas elected first woman on county FSA committee
Moments from 2014 to remember
Cavs have big scoring night